Moments of Wonderful

…rather than a lifetime of nothing special. A diabetes blog.

Moments of Wonderful - …rather than a lifetime of nothing special. A diabetes blog.

New year, new posts – Best ‘Betes Blogs January 2013

In case you missed it, I am in the process of moving across the country. As in, at this very moment I am writing this post from a hotel room in Jackson, Mississippi after almost 12 hours of driving riding today. I thought I’d have more time to write in the truck, but two cats with us in the cab does not leave much lap space. So here’s the short and sweet list of nominated posts.

Best Use of Humor

Reva has something she just can’t live without while Karen is freaking out.

Best Use of Photography

April takes freezing cold beautiful pictures.

Best Advocacy

Anybody want to ride a bike with Victoria?

Best Reference to a D-Celebrity

It seems like the past few weeks have been primetime for horrible characterizations of people with diabetes in movies and TV. According to Cara, “Do No Harm” might be the most inappropriately named TV show this season.

Best Story of a D Meet-up

Is it odd that Scully makes me want to move to Canada just so I can go to Slipstream events?

Best non-D Related Post

I want to find a love like Meri and Ryan’s.

Best Post by a Type 1

Must read posts by Scott and Kate (guest posting on Six Until Me).

Best Post by a Type 2

Rachel writes about peace.

Best Post by a Type Awesome

I love that both of the posts nominated about Type Awesomes are about diaversaries. One family celebrates one year and another celebrates six.

Best Post by a LADA/ Type 1.5/ Not otherwise specified

Katie shares with us an overdue update on her life. Spoiler alert: insulin.

Best story of a D-mistake

Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally. Or possibly Marie’s Aunt Sally.

Best Motivational Post

Amy is working on changing her actions and motivating the rest of us to do the same.

Nominated by:
Michelle B

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Remember you can send nominations all month long! Include February 4th! *hint* D Art Day posts */hint*. Emailย, or direct message @bestbetesblogs on Twitter whenever you read a great post. There is no limit to the number of posts you can nominate! You donโ€™t have to have a blog or a twitter account to nominate โ€“ you just have to enjoy reading blogs about diabetes.

Happy February everyone!

  • StephenS says:

    January passed me by before I could nominate, but these are all great choices! Hope your trip is a safe one.

    February 1, 2013 at 10:59 am
  • Reva Berman says:

    Thank you so much!! I feel so honored to have been selected this month and to be among such great bloggers!! ๐Ÿ™‚

    February 1, 2013 at 12:50 pm
  • Bob P says:

    Thank you for taking the time to do this. ๐Ÿ™‚

    February 1, 2013 at 1:46 pm
  • Krissy McMomma says:

    Hey! That’s us celebrating one year! Woot! Woot!

    February 1, 2013 at 4:27 pm
  • Amy says:

    Aww. That’s such a sweet little surprise! This is a great to be a part of. Good luck with that move…stay safe!

    February 2, 2013 at 11:28 am
    • Amy says:

      I mean… a great LIST to be a part of.

      February 2, 2013 at 11:28 am
  • victoria says:

    Woo hoo! Thanks for the shout-out. Also, YOU DO! You want to ride a bike with Victoria!!

    February 5, 2013 at 9:59 am
  • Scott K. Johnson says:

    Thank you – what an honor! ๐Ÿ™‚

    February 10, 2013 at 10:48 pm

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